BruxAir. Short-term health effects of air pollution in the Brussels Capital Region 2004-2011: an epidemiological time series approach.

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (not verified)







Air pollution levels have decreased significantly over the previous decades, yet increasing evidence reveals that air pollution remains harmful even at current levels. These levels tend to be higher in densely urbanised zones; in cities. As such, almost everybody is exposed to outdoor air pollution. The health outcomes include the full spectrum from mortality via hospital admissions to sub-clinical effects. Adverse health effects occur both as a result from short term exposure (on the order of days) and from sustained exposure (multiple years). In the BruxAir project, short term effects of …

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